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Windows 7: I wanna go back to Vista, legal.

30 Jan 2012   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, 7 Premium, & XP

Soo...long story short...I'm gonna have to "buy" Vista again? If that's the case I'll just buy

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30 Jan 2012   #12
Microsoft MVP


Who said anything about having to buy Vista again?

You own the version of Vista which came with it for the life of the machine. You only need to find a Vista installation DVD for your licensed version to clean reinstall with Product Key on COA sticker.

If you want to buy Win7 you qualify for Upgrade version whether you have Vista installed or not.

If you have questions, ask them.
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30 Jan 2012   #13

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

Yeah, you said you had your old licence key for Vista? You can then just use an OEM Vista install disk that matches your version (Home or Pro probably) which you can DL for free...

If you had to pay HP or Dell for the recovery disks it wouldn't me much, far less than a 7 disk.
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 I wanna go back to Vista, legal.

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